նուիրակ

Old ArmenianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

The basic meaning is “announcer”, from Middle Iranian *nivēδāk, an agent noun from *ni-waid-, from *ni- (down) + *waid- (to know); see the latter for more. For the suffix see -ակ (-ak).

NounEdit

նուիրակ (nuirak)

  1. the title of various officials, whose duties include announcing, declaring or notifying, namely
    1. an official attending the king or a lord, who clears his away and announces his arrival
    2. usher at a royal court
    3. envoy, delegate, messenger
    4. (ecclesiastical) legate of the catholicos; nuncio
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DescendantsEdit
  • Armenian: նվիրակ (nvirak)

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V., “նուիրակ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English]‎[1], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, 1879
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M., “նուիրակ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language]‎[2] (in Old Armenian), volume II, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, 1837, page 451ab
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay, “նուիրակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words]‎[3] (in Armenian), volume III, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, 1977, pages 470–471
  • Asatrjan, G. S., “Parfjanskoje gōsān [Parthian gōsān]”, in Toxtasʹjev S. R., Lurʹje P. B., editors, Commentationes Iranicae. Sbornik statej k 90-letiju Vladimira Aronoviča Livšica[4] (in Russian), Saint Petersburg: Nestor-Istorija, 2013, →ISBN, page 103

Etymology 2Edit

նուէր (nuēr) +‎ -ակ (-ak)

NounEdit

նուիրակ (nuirak)

  1. libation bowl
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ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V., “նուիրակ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English]‎[5], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, 1879
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M., “նուիրակ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language]‎[6] (in Old Armenian), volume II, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, 1837, page 451b
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay, “նուէր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words]‎[7] (in Armenian), volume III, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, 1977, page 469b